Now Offering Sign-On Bonuses to Nurses
Our nurses are a critical component of the care team at Children's National, which is why we are proud to be offering sign-on bonuses of up to $25,000 for nurses, with a 3-year commitment. We hope you'll consider bringing your talents to our team!
Our nurses are leading change and transforming pediatric healthcare for the better. We have opportunities at every level, from nurse trainees to research coordinators, managers and more. Explore our nursing career information and learn how you can make Children’s National the place you grow and thrive in your career.
Children's National Hospital Earns Third Magnet® Designation
In 2010, 2015 and 2020, Children’s National Hospital attained Magnet® recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.
This credential is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. The Magnet Recognition Program® provides a framework for nursing care delivery thus being recognized as a Magnet® healthcare system benefits our patients and families, by driving improvements in patient outcomes.
Get Answers to Your Career Questions
Experienced nurses who are interested in more information about Children's National nursing positions may dial in for virtual drop-in hours on Tuesdays from noon to 2 p.m. Call 877-853-5247 and use meeting ID 501-810-408.
Job Opportunities for Nurses
We are looking for nurses who bring a passion for pediatric nursing, excellent communication skills and experience working with children and families.
A Place for Nurses to Grow
Opportunities for professional development support not only nurses’ career aspirations, but patients’ outcomes. We offer a nurse residency program for new graduate nurses, fellowships for experienced nurses and summer training programs for nursing students.
Answering Your Nursing Career Questions
You may wonder if you can shadow an experienced nurse at Children's National, apply online for a nursing position or obtain tuition assistance for professional development while on staff. We've got the answers.
Nursing Job Titles and Qualifications
We have many types of nurses caring for children in our hospital, specialty care centers and primary care locations. Learn about the two dozen position types that fall within our nursing program – and discover what qualifications are required for each.
Living in Washington, D.C.
A great adventure in our nation's capital awaits you. Learn about activities, restaurants and cultural sights you can experience as a nurse or nursing student living in the Washington, D.C., area.
Benefits to Meet Employees' Needs
Children's National offers an excellent range of benefits to eligible employees, from health, dental and vision insurance to retirement plans, holidays, leave, parking/transportation and more.
“The nurses at Children’s National are crafting ‘their story’ every day as they define and establish a foundation to lead and transform care for patients and families, achieve professional mastery, demonstrate exemplary patient care, and excel in nursing research and innovation toward the advancement of pediatric nursing.”
- Linda Talley, MS, RN, NE-BC, FAAN, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer